Massachusetts Daily Collegian

5 key items for handling New England weather

By Charlene Swain

April 5, 2012

In the past 12 months, the unpredictability of New England weather has been felt in full force – with a tornado in June, a massive snowstorm on Halloween and more than a handful of perfect beach days in the middle of March. For ...

Spring outfits on their way in

By Stevie Mackenzie-Smith

February 2, 2012

Ah, February. February, you don’t know what you do to us. You tease us with a slice of springtime sunshine, a preview of what is to come, but then you retreat to your cold, hard self and once again our cheeks are ravaged by windbur...

How Do You Like Them Apples

By Jeff Bagdigian

September 20, 2011

Autumn. For many, it is a time of brisk mornings, exquisite foliage, and if you grew up in small town Massachusetts, or any town with more orchards than people, autumn means only two things – apple picking and tourists. Yes,...

Gruesome pasts awaiting demolishment

By Kimberly Ovitz

September 11, 2011

As a Chicago native living in this region, I have come to realize some curious characteristic past times of New England. One I have come across quite recently took me by surprise. It’s not lobstering, clam bakes, or those other...